Monthly Archives: December 2010

We are building with ICF

We are planning to build the main superstructure using Insulated Concrete Formwork. The formwork (made of EPS -expanded polystyrene) is erected one floor at a time. It is tied together and then re-bars (reinforcing steel bars) are inserted. Then the … Continue reading

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Our site has a 1 in 6 slope

The gradient of the site makes demands on the project. While the current house has remained stable throughout its 100 year life, the requirements of current regulations mean that we will need steel piling down 9 metres – the base … Continue reading

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Here are some pictures of Wynford old and new

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The house will be good but not quite set in the sylvan glade pictured!

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Building starts in the New Year

Welcome to the Wynford new build blog. We are hoping to record the key events in the building of Wynford over the coming months. We hope to show you some pictures of the progress of the build.

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